Archive for June, 2016

Person of the Week: NV Raghuram

Dear Readers, We are starting a new interview series where we ask few questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small it doesn’t matter what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walks of life and from […]

June 5, 2016 · 6 comments · Week's Person

Redefining Progress For the Sake of Mankind

By Mark Antony Rossi The current mantra of the scientific research “we are trying to improve people’s lives” doubles as an insidious rationalization to push past acceptable ethical boundaries in the name of progress. And a short-sighted notion of progress is why we proverbially and perpetually fall from grace. Grace […]

June 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

பாப்பாப் பாட்டு

Following Tamil poem is the work of a famous Tamil poet Subrahmanya Bharathiyar (1882-1921). It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai.   ஓடி விளையாடு பாப்பா! –நீ ஓய்ந்திருக்க லாகாது பாப்பா! கூடிவிளையாடு பாப்பா!-ஒரு குழந்தையை வையாதே பாப்பா!        (1) * சின்னஞ் சிறுகுருவி போலே –நீ திரிந்து பறந்துவா பாப்பா. வன்னப் பறவைகளைக் கண்டு […]

June 5, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

The Echoing Tree

Clash, with a terrific sound The bitter axe fell ruthlessly Upon the tender green branches of the marooned tree A lonesome shade upon the dull dirty road Where man walked to ease his drowned spirit  And sat beneath its mellow branches Decked with the greenest green The blow was deadly. […]

June 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

शायद

तू  मेरा  ख्वाब  है, ख़याल  है, तसव्वुर  है, तू  हक़ीक़त  में  जो  मिल  जाये,  मैं  जी  लूँ  शायद ग़म  का  सहरा  है  और  आँख  में  नमीं  भी  नहीं तू  अगर  प्यार  से  देखे  तो  मैं   रो  लूँ  शायद एक  वीरान  सी  ख़ामोशी  है  दिल  पर   तारी तू  दफ़अतन  जो  पुकारे  […]

June 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Family First

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Family always comes first isn’t it? A man would do anything for his family, even a highway robber Ratnakara did grave sins for his family until he found the right path and became Valmiki but it does arises a question how far would you really […]

June 5, 2016 · 2 comments · Editorial